Car Washer - Stevens Creek BMW in Santa Clara, CA at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 4/22/2024

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Location: 4343 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Job Type: Other
Experience: Associate


At Stevens Creek BMW, a Sonic Automotive family dealership, you'll find the opportunities, resources, and support you need to grow and develop professionally. Our 100+ dealerships are concerned with more than moving inventory; they're committed to your success and invested in your future. So read on, and consider a rewarding career with Sonic Automotive, Inc.

Job Description


The Automotive Detailer / Carwash will be responsible for meticulously cleaning, detailing, and preparing new and used vehicles for display and delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Thoroughly clean and detail vehicles, including interior and exterior surfaces
  • Safely operate carwash equipment and ensure all vehicles are properly washed and dried
  • Vacuum, shampoo, and steam clean vehicle interiors to restore their pristine condition
  • Clean upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces using appropriate chemicals and cleaning agents
  • Apply protective coatings and polishes to enhance the vehicles’ appearance and protected surfaces
  • Apply paint to chipped body surfaces using touch-up paint
  • Clean engine and engine compartments with steam-cleaning equipment and cleaning agents to remove grease and grime
  • Perform a meticulous inspection to identify and address any imperfections or areas requiring attention

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong attention to detail and passion for achieving results
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality standards
  • Physical stamina to handle the demands of detailing work, including, bending, lifting, and standing for extended periods
  • Must be authorized to work in the USA
  • Must be willing to undergo pre-employment compliance requirements: Drug testing, background check, MVR.

Preferred Qualifications (Nice to Have Experience)

  • Previous experience as a detailer or carwash specialist in an automotive setting is preferred
  • Basic understanding of vehicle surfaces and materials to choose appropriate cleaning methods is preferred




  • $19.00 / hour plus $3.50 per vehicle completed
    • Average hourly + commission rate of $28 - 30 / hour

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